Another year begins, and even after one month there is much to celebrate from the PE department.
The rugby season has begun with a flourish, and it has been a delight to see such great attendance at after-school training from Years 7-13. Indeed, over fifty students attended the first Year 7 training session – an outstanding turnout. On Saturday 23 September, the Year 7 boys had their very first rugby fixtures down at Wood Lane. We were thrilled that so many parents/carers came down to support the boys, and overall it was a fantastic performance. You can keep track of all the results over the course of the year here.
This term, all age groups will be competing in the Middlesex and National Cups, and we hope that our current Year 10 team can replicate their fantastic borough success from last academic year.
We had teams from Years 7, 8 and 9 in the Secondary School Borough Cross-Country Championships on Thursday 28 September. All the boys performed well, but special mention must be given to our Year 7 boys, who won the 3x400m and 3x800m relays with ease! We were also delighted with a 1-2-3 finish in the 1600m individual competition. The future looks bright for these boys, and Mr Mullins will hope that the success continues throughout the year.
Mr Potter has been delighted with the start made by his new Year 7 cohort; thirty-six students attended the first session. It is certainly a strong group, with several students who already play for Middlesex and local clubs. We look forward to seeing what they achieve over the course of the year – stay tuned to @IsleworthSyonPE on Twitter.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Our gold students (now Year 13) take part in their assessed expedition this weekend, heading off to the Brecon Beacons for the final part of the programme. We wish them well.